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jimmy hoffa? we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around rl i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." at the united nations today. israeli's prime minister benjamin netanyahu on the world stage literally drawing a red line he warns iran cannot cross in its development of nuclear weapons. cnn's foreign affairs correspondent jill dougherty is in new york joining us now with the dramatic details. jill. >> reporter: right, wolf. red lines don't lead to war. red lines prevent wars. at least that's what the prime minister thinks. in a dramatic speech to the u. l assembly israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu pulled out a chart showing a bomb then drew a red line near the top. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before iran completes the second stage ofuclerichment necessary to makea bomb. before iets tooint where 's a few monthsaway or a few weeks away from ain enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear weon. >> reporter: it was simplistic but chilling illustration of whenir's nuclear program must be stopped. and he laid out a im >> by xt spring, at sty
making america poor. he did everything that jimmy hoffa said. he loaded companies up, good solid companies with debt and then went to bankruptcy court and took away workers penceions there's two ways to succeed. there's the way that he did it, which is the wrong way and there's the right way where we work together -- >> you are saying things, but it's -- let me get your take on what's going to happen at the end of the year. we're going to go off the fiscal cliff because these guys can't make a decision on tax rates and spending programs. everyone is expecting when these spending program goes away, defense contractors are going to have to lay off, health care workers are going to have to lay off. transportation companies are going to have to lay off. how many layoffs are you expecting at afl-cio? >> i'm hoping we don't have any layoffs because the country doesn't need more laypauc dllay. we need them to work together. mitch mcconnell said his number one priority was to get rid of barack obama. not to create pensions or health care but to get rid of barack obama. we need to change
to jimmy hoffa the head of the teamster's union, he'll have more flexibility. a gift to the labor unions? it's not probably something congress can pass because they will probably be controlled in the house by the problems. it will probably be an executive order. i think we will see an executive order that stretches to the outer limits the executive authority of this country, an imperial presidency no doubt. shannon: there have been several attempts at the employee free act. 50% of employees or more than 50%, if they are authorized, verified signatures that they say they want a union you would skip the secret balance will the and unionize that workplace. do you think that is the specific gift that hoffa is hope to get. >> i'm not sure if he can get that through congress and get that through an executive order. he might try. remember the president appoints a majority of the national labor relations board which governs all of the labor law he could literally rewrite the regulations. he could have his folks at nlrb rewrite things. he's been somewhat constrained in that by precedent. in the s
, jimmy hoffa, to become the second longest-serving president in teamsters' history. the union represents 1.4 million workers. >> good afternoon and welcome to the national press club. my name is teresa westerner, and i am the 105th president of the national press club. we are the world's leading professional organization for journalists committed to our profession's future through our programming, events such as this while fostering a free press worldwide. for more information about the national press club, please visit our web site, www.press.org. to donate to programs offered to the public through our national press club journalism institute, please visit press.org/institute. on behalf of our members worldwide, i'd like to welcome our speaker and those of you attending today's event. our head table includes guests of our speaker as well as working journalists who are club members. and if you hear applause in our audience, we'd note that members of the general public are attending, so it is not necessarily evidence of a lack of journalistic objectivity. [laughter] i'd also like to welco
as hung overas i am? you would think i would notice my own shouting. we have jimmy hoffman. that's a good booking. >> james hoffa. >> stephanie: next hour the lindbergh baby. and barry goldwater's granddaughter joins us. she called the delegates from arizona last night. hello, am i the only one that things this is not my dad a and barry goldwater's party. >> you know who else might join us? sandra fluke. >> >> stephanie: and make sure you spell that correctly. >> right. >> stephanie: she was awesome. i would like to see a corporation dance. >> dance bain dance. >> stephanie: here is an interesting story about mitt romney's tax returns. >> yeah apparently -- top of the story here, secret service said wednesday it is investigating the reported theft of mitt romney's federal tax records during a break in an accounting office in tennessee. >> stephanie: oh. somebody was asking for a million dollars not to go public. something in those tax returns. >> wow! >> bomb bomb bomb. >> stephanie: and the nation reports paul ryan requested obamacare money. >> they are stunn
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